Thesaurus

headwinds

noun
plural of headwind

Synonyms & Antonyms of headwinds

an air movement that is blowing toward something (such as a ship or an airplane) as it moves forward
  • Stiff headwinds caused the flight to take longer than expected.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for headwinds

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for headwinds

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About headwinds

Thesaurus Entries Near headwinds

headwind

headwinds

heady

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Headwinds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/headwinds. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!